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Lot# 7238 - Auction 234-243

  • Lot# : 7238 Austrian Levant

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    Catalogue# : 23
    Austrian Lloyd Agency in Chesme 1895c.: Cover from Cesme to Smyrne franked by 1892 1 pi. on 10 kr. ultramarine tied by oval "AGENZIA DEL LLOYD AUSTRIACO / CESME" framed cachet in violet (Tchilinghirian fig. 3). Light but readable strike, this cancellation previously only recorded by Bloomfield and Tchilinghirian on loose stamps and a piece. Unique on letter in this colour, sold together with pair of 20 pa. rose with fair strike of the same handstamp. A rarity. Signed Hochleutner.rnProvenance: Collection Hans Smith FRPSL, Corinphila sale 182, Sept 2013, lot 1396.
    Starting bid : 350.00 CHF
    Hammer price : 350.00 CHF